So, What Drives the Gold Coast Economy?
We're often asked by our interstate investors what the main driver is of the Gold Coast economy - many people believe its tourism or construction but actually the HEALTH industry is NOW the Number One employer for Gold Coasters.
In 2015, the health industry succeeded the construction sector, employing 35,000 Gold Coast residents, compared to 34,800 in construction.
Employment in the health industry has grown by seven percent over the past three years compared to a fall of five percent for construction based employment. Read more
Gold Coast Light Rail Update
Gold Coast city leaders plan charm offensive to secure light rail stage 3 funds
CITY leaders are to launch a charm offensive in the new year to secure federal funding for the light rail’s third stage.
With the new stage two link to Helensvale opening in late 2017, attention is already turning to pressing ahead with the 7km southern connection, which would take trams from Broadbeach to Burleigh Heads.
With a possible early federal election on the cards, Mayor Tom Tate wants to see money on the table from Canberra to make the proposed citywide network a reality. Read more
Gold Coast Property Market Update
Opinion by Nicole Marsh, Buyers Agent and Business Owner - Eureka Property Buyers Agents
So we’ve kissed 2017 goodbye and I can’t believe its February already!
What started off as a quite start to 2018, has turned into some insane FOMO buying (Fear of Missing Out) just in the last two to three weeks or so.
With less than 50 days to the Commonwealth Games, there's lots of talk about the effect the games will have on the Coast, property prices and the traffic…...Read more